Including Art, Language Arts, Math, Social Studies, Science and Work Tasks

Literacy and Cooking

A fun way to target literacy is through cooking activities.  My students love to cook but what they don’t know is they are working on so many different skills during these fun cooking tasks.  Not only are they working on those reading skills they are also working on...

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Functional Sight Words

When you read the phrase "sight words" you can probably barely finish that s sound before you mind instantly thinks Dolch and Fry. Maybe if you are new to the literacy world you think Dolch and Fry is some delicious sounding cooking technique that makes the world's...

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Making Emerging Writing Fun

I think a lot of us have this kid in our classrooms or on our caseload. He may be cooperative and willing to work on most tasks but the second he even sees a pencil that may hint at a writing task he is escape behavior city. Some kids find writing SO aversive. Your...

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Teaching Grammar: Making It Interactive

I’m sure you know teaching grammar is not easy.  There are so many different rules and exceptions to the rules when teaching grammar lessons.  Plus there are so many grammar areas to target.  It can be overwhelming but one thing that I have found helps when it comes...

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